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Re: Re: Re: female samurai

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  • James Eckman
    ... Why would men do tea ceremony? Unless of course they were into politics during the late Sengoku period when it really was something really powerful ;) Whip
    Message 1 of 14 , Oct 21, 2005
      > From: Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@...>
      >
      >
      >One piece of false gendering which makes my teeth grind is
      >the typification of the tea ceremony as a feminine activity. However,
      >this is precisely how it is often portrayed. Nobody did this in the
      >most recent discussion, but it is an example of the sort of thing which
      >bothers me.
      >
      >
      Why would men do tea ceremony? Unless of course they were into politics
      during the late Sengoku period when it really was something really
      powerful ;)

      Whip me for being a smart aleck!

      Jim
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